"Flat Top" Jones kidnaps Dick Tracy (Ralph Byrd) after being hired to do away with him. However, Flat Top decides he wants more money, giving Tracy time to live while Sam Catchem searches for him. Season 1, Episode 15: December 12, 1950 ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Dick Tracy, Classic TV, Ralph Byrd
(08 Episodes) "Hawk Larabee" KTUC Radio announcement 1948-01-03: ... "If you've got a touch of sage-brush in your view ... if you like the muted sounds of the wide-open spaces ... the thunder of horses ... & the smack of leather ... (& the crack of guns) ... then you'll want to listen Saturdays, for HAWK LARABEE!" ... 6:00 PM CBS Radio Network - KTUC 1400 on your Dial. Hawk's thrilling adventures are right out of the Old West. "Reach for yo' radio,... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Old Time Radio, Hawk Larabee, Hawk Durango, OTR Westerns, William Conrad, Elliott Lewis, Barton...
Season 1, Episode 1 (July 5, 1960) In this Summer replacement series, Patrick O'Neal plays Dr. Daniel Coffee, a pathologist who seeks to uncover the cause of death, not necessarily find the murderer. In this case, Dr. Coffee is hired to find what killed a woman who'd just placed a call threatening suicide. Their only clue? Her toothbrush was radioactive. Chester Morris (of the Boston Blackie Movies) place Captain Ritter of the police. Noted guest stars on this episode include Tom Bosley (Happy... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, Diagnosis Unknown
13 Demon Street (Fever) Atmospheric and slightly bizarre horror series made in Sweden. Introduced by Lon Chaney Jr. The film version ‘The Devil’s Messenger’ (three episodes edited together and linked) is already available in ‘Feature Films’ to download. ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, 13 Demon Street, Lon Chaney Jr, Horror
Season 7, Episode 28 (April 10, 1958) Lt. Friday and Sgt. Smith try to stop a gang war and warn the mother of one of the gang leaders of trouble ahead, but she ignores the warning. FYI: The Mother is played by none other than Natalie Masters who played old time radio detective Candy Matson in the 1949-51 series of the same name. ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Dragnet, Classic TV, public domain, Natalie Masters
The Mickey Rooney Show aka "Hey Mulligan" Misc 12 I have no titles or broadcast dates for this series. If you have any Info on this show please use the reviews to add the info here. ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Hey Mulligan, The Mickey Rooney Show, Mickey Rooney, Classic TV
A misc episode of "Super Circus", the hugely popular ABC-TV series which aired during the 1950's. Complete with original commercials for candy. Also of note: An acrobat act consisting of two asians, rather unexpected for 1950's television; Three clowns plugging Snicker's Candy Bar; The cast recieving an award from the "Disabled American Veterans" group due to the show's popularity with disabled veterans; A Musical segment; One of the main clowns being "killed"; and... ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, Television, TV, Classic Television, 50s, 50's, 1950s, 1950's, Fifties, Kinescope,...
In episode 19 of the Court of Last Resort from 1958, Sam Farrell (Lyle Bettger) investigates the case of a man convicted of killing a middle aged man who was home from work early. ( 4 reviews ) Topics: Court of Last Resort, Classic TV
(19 Episodes) "Bobby Benson & The B Bar B Riders" The 30 minute childrens' western program "Bobby Benson & The B Bar B Riders," starring Clive Rice as Bobby 1951-1955 on MBS, was heard weekly (1949-1955) on WKIC Radio - 5:30 pm monday thru friday, as well as on Monday at 8pm, Saturday at 5pm & Sunday at 3pm. This popular kids' program (which gave a 20-something year old Don Knotts his comedic role as the voice of old geezer, Windy Wales) outlasted nearly all... ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Old Time Radio, Bobby Benson, B Bar B Riders, OTR Kids' Programs, OTR Western, Clive Rice, Don...
Orson Welles and Joseph Cotten star in this wartime series, featuring Mercury Theatre veterans Agnes Moorehead and George Coulouris. Music by Lud Gluskin. Episodes starring Welles: War Workers Gremlins Pan-American Airlines Rulers of Earth The Future Episodes starring Cotten: Christmas Show God's Corporals ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, OTR
8 episodes from the 1941-50 series based on the popular book and movie, starring Claudia Morgan as Nora Charles and Les Damon, David Gothard, Les Tremayne, and Joseph Curtain as Nick Charles. Episodes Titles source: http://www.digitaldeliftp.com/DigitalDeliToo/dd2jb-Advs-Thin-Man.html ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Thin Man, Old Time Radio
Dick Powell's Zane Grey Theater, sometimes simply called Zane Grey Theater, is an American Western anthology series which ran on CBS from 1956 to 1961. Zane.Grey.Theater.01x.01.You.Only.Run.Once 5 October 1956 On the run from the law a man maintains his innocence while searching for the real killer. Welcome to the Calfkiller Community. The place to connect with the hobby of Old Time Radio, Spoken-Word Radio, Nostalgia and so on. http://grou.ps/calfkillerotr/home ( 2 reviews ) Topic: Classic TV
Death Valley Days featured stories of the old American West, primarily the Death Valley, California area. It began as a radio drama, which ran from 1930 until 1945. When it came to television, on March 1st, 1952, it became the longest running, most successful syndicated Western series ever, running to 558 episodes before ending on August 1st, 1975. The stories used in the series were based on actual events. It's sponsor was the familiar 20 mule team by the Pacific Coast Borax Company. It... ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Death Valley Days, Classic TV, Classic Television, Westerns, Black and White, Public Domain
Episode of "Armchair Detective" with your Armchair Interrogator John Milton Kennedy and your Crime Authority H. Allen Smith. The two scenes of this episode are: "The hobo millionaire" [cast: Harry Martin, Frederic Tozere and Cy Kendall] and "The warehouse murder" [cast: Kay Lee, Bert Davidson, Ken Harvey and Jerome Sheldon]. ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, 1940's Television, KTLA, CBS, Detective, Kinescope, Live TV, 1949
Episode "Santa's Helper" of the oddly-named 1950s sitcom "Date with the Angels". In this episode, the lead character tries to get a job for an elderly friend, which causes trouble when, after getting a job as a Department store Santa, he starts giving away toys for free. Starring Betty White. Sorry for picture quality flaws caused by issues beyond my control. Uploaded by: "The_Emperor_Of_Television" ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, TV, Classic Television, Television, 50s, 50's, 1950s, 1950's, Fifties, Sitcom, Show,...
Back to the 50's with a half hour show hosted by Art Linkletter.Contestants are asked to do all sorts of crazy things, proving that PEOPLE ARE FUNNY! ( 4 reviews ) Topics: PEOPLE ARE FUNNY, Art Linkletter, fifties shows
Ill-fated 1950's Television program called "Dr. Hudson's Secret Journal", episode called "Dr. Means Surgery". The show lasted 78 episodes. It was a light drama based on the book of the same name. Starring John Howard, directed by Peter Godfrey. ( 5 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, Television, 50s, 50's, 1950s, 1950's, Fifties, Drama
This is a 1959 episode of a police drama called "Police Station". This show dealt with the day-to-day goings on in the Precinct 11 Station. 39 episodes were made and the show was syndicated. Very few episodes survive. IMDB only lists two of them here. The story in this episode follows conflicting stories about what happened during a teenage gang war and the arrest of an elderly con woman. Contains original ads. ( 7 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, Police, Police Station, Sandy Howard, Harvey Bernhard
Episode MISSION TO MEXICO, of the 50s series CAPTAIN MIDNIGHT with original commercials for Ovaltine. Starring Richard Webb and Sid Melton. Air Date: October 5, 1955 Opening announcment: On a mountaintop, high above a large city, stands the headquarters of a man devoted to the cause of freedom and justice... a war hero who has never stopped fighting against his country's enemies... a private citizen who is dedicating his life to the struggle against evil men everywhere... CAPTAIN MIDNIGHT! ( 6 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, 1955, Fifties, Captain Midnight, Richard Webb
Episode "Mack & Myer Meet Jennie" of the popular low-budget 60's TV series "Mack And Myer For Hire". The series has long been Public Domain. ( 4 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, Cult TV, 60's Television, Sixties, 1960's, Low Budget, Sitcom, Nostalgia, Retro,...
Episode Two of the 1958 British television series "H.G. Wells' The Invisible Man". Not really anything to do with the Novel, the series is a fantasy-espionage series - like Danger Man or the Avengers with the added invisibility gimick. ( 8 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, Invisible Man, British, 1958
This series ran from 6/3/49 to 2/26/57 on NBC at various times and days and starred Jack Webb as Detective Sergeant Joe Friday. Various partners throughout the show's run were Sergeant Ben Romero (Barton Yarborough), Ed Jacobs (Barney Phillips), and Officer Frank Smith (Ben Alexander). Webb was the creator/Director of the series and wanted everything to be as authentic as possible, down to the last sound effect. The stories were based on actual police files and "the names were changed to... ( 10 reviews ) Topics: dragnet, radio, dragnet radio show, jack webb, joe friday
1955 Episode of the 50's Sitcom/Drama "Mama" (Also known as "I Remember Mama"). This popular show was about a Norway family who moved to America back in the early 20th Century. This episode is titled "Mama's Nursery School". ****************************** Info from Wikipedia: Mama was a weekly Maxwell House-sponsored CBS television comedy-drama series which ran from July 1, 1949 until March 17, 1957. Based on the Kathryn Forbes memoir Mama's Bank Account, which... ( 7 reviews ) Topics: 50's TV, 1950's Television, American History, I Remember Mama
BOSTON BLACKIE Boston Blackie is a fictional character who has been on both sides of the law. As originally created by author Jack Boyle, he was a safecracker -- a hardened criminal who had served time in a California prison. Prowling the underworld as a detective in adaptations for films, radio, and television, the detective Boston Blackie was "an enemy to those who make him an enemy, friend to those who have no friend". The Boston Blackie radio series, starring Chester Morris,... ( 11 reviews ) Topics: OTRR, Old Time Radio Researchers Group, Old Time Radio, OTRR Single Episodes, OTRR Updated Release,...
Early daytime show,geared primarily at the ladies.This episode comes from Philadelphia,where both major political parties held their conventions.This was from 1948, the year of the infamous Dewey defeats Truman election.Was apparently broadcast on both ABC and Dumont. ( 9 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, ABC, Dumont, Don McNeill, 1948
Episode "The little black bag" of the "Live" 50's TV series 'Tales of Tomorrow'. This episode originally aired 30 May 1952 (Season 1, Episode 35). Cast: Vicki Cumming, Joan Blondell Directed by: Charles S. Dubin Complete with original commercials. ( 11 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, 1950's, Fifties, ABC, Live TV, Kinescope, Tales Of Tomorrow
"Captain Video and His Video Rangers" episode from circa 1950. This series aired on the DuMont Television Network from 1949 to 1955 and was the first sci-fi series on American television. Over 1000 episodes were aired, of which about 24 survive. This episode was written by MC Brock and stars Richard Coogan. It was broadcast live each weekday. The show spawned at least 3 spin-offs of which nothing survives. ( 11 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, Science Fiction, Sci-Fi, DuMont Network, DuMont Television Network, 50's TV, 50s TV,...
A collection of The AWESOME 1980'S CANADIAN RADIO PROGRAM NIGHTFALL! This revised listing contains VBR and OGG Vorbis files as well! (Thanks mods) MORE TO COME SOON! Enjoy! :) ( 14 reviews ) Topics: Radio programs, CBC, Canadian Radio Program, Classic radio, Old Time Radio, OTR, 1980's Radio...